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IEEE SSCI 2015 Doctoral Consortium

The objectives of 2015 Doctoral Consortium are to provide an opportunity for doctoral students to discuss on the plans and approaches of their on-going doctoral research deeply with Doctoral Consortium participants including experts in our computational intelligence community and extend their academic human-networks.

The Doctoral Consortium will run as one of IEEE SSCI 2015 events. Doctoral students are invited to submit to the Doctoral Consortium.

Submission Instructions


  1. Cover sheet that includes
    • Full name
    • Affiliation and email address
    • Expected graduation date
    • Full name, title, affiliation and email address of your supervisor
    • Title of research
    • List of up to 5 keywords to help us to select reviewers for the application
  2. Summary of doctoral research
    • Extended abstract for informing referees and readers what doctoral research you are doing.
    • The summary is intended for non-experts and experts; there should be easy to understand at a high level, but also contain low levels details for experts.
    • The IEEE conference file format should be used, which is double-column format.
    • The summary is a maximum of 2 pages and must contain
      • Research title
      • Name, affiliation, and email address
      • Background and remained problems
      • Research objectives and originality
      • Research approaches/methodologies
      • Preliminary results
      • Future research plan
      • References (they are NOT counted toward the 2-page limit.)
  3. CV
  4. It must include the items of your educational history and job experiences, and write "non" when you have no experiences in industry.

  5. Recommendation letter
  6. A recommendation letter from your supervisor or other faculty member is required.

  7. Proof of your doctoral studentship
  8. Official proof of your doctoral studentship issued by the Graduate School of your university, or an official letter from your supervisor or Department Chair confirming that you are a registered doctoral student at your university.

  9. Submission Instruction for the Doctoral Consortium
  10. When you are ready to submit your Doctoral Consortium application package (one single PDF file with all the required sections), click the "Paper Submission" in the menu at the left side, and then go to "Click here to go to Paper Submission webpage." Once you are at the submission webpage, please make sure you select the track "2015 IEEE SSCI Doctoral Consortium".


Review process

Originality, significance, correctness, and clarity of all submissions will be evaluated.


Key dates

The submission and notification dates are the same as the paper submission and notification dates for IEEE SSCI 2015.


Eligibility

Applicants must be students of doctoral program of their universities as of December 7, 2015.


Schedule and Program

DC CHAIR

Prof Hideyuki Takagi
Kyushu University, Japan.
Email: h.takagi.457@m.kyushu-u.ac.jp